Date/dates: 03/12/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

International tribunal against Monsanto for crimes against humanity [Press Conference]

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“More than 1000 patents on crops evolved by small farmers are now patented by Monsanto or one of 5 other Big Ag Multinationals. For this and numerous other reasons we are taking them to trial.”

Vandana Shiva at Press Conference to announce International Tribunal Against Monsanto at COP21

With Marie Monique Robin, Olivier De Shutter ( former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food), Dr Vandana Shiva, Hans Herren (Millennium Institute), Andre Leu (IFOAM), Ronnie Cummins (Regeneration International).

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Photo and caption courtesy by Camilla Becket, The Seeds of Vandana Shiva and by Navdanya International


The Monsanto Tribunal Foundation is happy to invite you to the press conference that will take place the 3rd of December at 1 PM in :

Place to B,  5 rue de Dunkerque 75010 PARIS.

The Monsanto Tribunal Foundation was created in The Hague, Netherlands. It is sponsored by Marie-Monique Robin and supported by many individuals from civil society. Its purposes are twofold: first, to charge and try the American transnational agribusiness corporation, Monsanto, for environmental and health felonies, and, second, to contribute to the recognition of ecocide as a felony in international law.

The Tribunal will gather in The Hague from the 12th to the 16th of October 2016.

At the press conference, its operating rules and purpose will be outlined by :

  • Marie-Monique Robin,  film director and writer, author of the movie and book Le monde selon Monsanto (the World according to Monsanto), sponsor of the tribunal  (introduction)
  • André Leu (Australia), President of  the IFOAM – International Foundation for Organic Agriculture – (about the consequences of Monsanto on health and biodiversity)
  • Dr. Vandana Shiva (India), general director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (the consequences of Monsanto on farmers and food sovereignty)
  • Dr. Hans Rudolf Herren (United States), President of the Millenium Institute of Washington (the consequences of Monsanto on climate change)
  • Ronnie Cummins (United States), International Director of Organic Consumers (about the impact on the political and regulatory institutions)
  • Dr. Olivier de Schutter (Belgium), former Rapporteur on UN Right to Food, Professor of International Law at the Université catholique de Louvain (legal tools of the Tribunal)
  • Valérie Cabanes (France), Spokeswoman of End Ecocide on Earth (towards the recognition of ecocide as a felony).

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5 Rue de Dunkerque - Paris
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